OHIO – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Cherry Street Shelter

105 17th St

Toledo OH 43604

419-242-5141

 

Lutheran Metro Housing

1545 West 25 St

Cleveland OH 44113

216-781-2250

City Gospel Mission

1419 Elm Street

Cincinnati OH 45202

513-241-5525

 

Bethany House Shelter

1836 Fairmount Ave

Cincinnati OH 45214

513-557-2873

 

Cherry Street Mission

1919 Madison

Toledo OH 43624

419-242-5141

 

Harvest of Rest Shelter

207 E. Market St

Akron OH 44308

330-535-1563

 

Rescue Mission Valley

2246 Glenwood Ave.

Youngstown OH 44511

330-744-5485

 

Salvation Army

2632 Morse Road

Columbus OH 43229

614-471-5080

 

Lighthouse Shelter Services

3330 Jefferson Avenue

Cincinnati OH 45220

513-961-4080

Hope House Rescue Mission

34 S Main Street

Middletown OH 45044

513-423-5626

 

Salvation Army

420 Georgesville Rd.

Columbus OH 43228

614.274.4550

 

Salvation Army

4242 Macsway Ave

Columbus OH 43232

(614) 755-4433

 

The City Mission

5310 Carnegie Avenue

Cleveland OH 44103

216-431-3510

 

The Open Shelter

61 E. Mound St., 2nd Floor

Columbus OH 43215

614-461-0407

 

Warming Families

61 E. Mound St., 2nd Floor

Columbus OH 43215

614-461-0407

 

The Other Place – Shelter

816 S Patterson Blvd

Dayton OH 45402

(937) 461-7544

MORE HOMELESS SHELTER AND LOW INCOME PROGRAMS

Bethany House Services
Bethany House Services provides a full range of housing, education and assistance programs to homeless and low-income women and children. 1841 Fairmount Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45214 Phone Numbers: (513) 921-1131 Emergency Shelter (513) 557-2877 – Bethany Place (513) 557-3180 – Low Income Housing

Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless
117 E. 12th St . Cincinnati , OH 45202 Phone: 513-421-7803 URL: www.cincihomeless.org Since 1984 the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless has been working to end homelessness in the Cincinnati area through coordination of services, public education, and grassroots organizing. The GCCH homepage provides a listing of member agencies.

Mildred Bayer Clinic for the Homeless
The Clinic is located in Toledo, Ohio and provides free medical, dental, and vision care to homeless and at risk adults. 2101 Jefferson Avenue Toledo, OH 43624-1199 Phone: (419) 241-1554

Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless
The Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) conducts advocacy campaigns around homeless issues. NEOCH provides empowerment projects and organizes homeless people in the Northeast section of Ohio, including Cleveland; engages in public education campaigns to dispel myths regarding homelessness and poverty; publishes The Homeless Grapevine newspaper; and conducts oversight and research in Northeast Ohio. 2012 West 25th St. #717 Cleveland Ohio 44113 Phone: 216-241-1104

Transitional Housing
Operated by the Cleveland Public Schools, Project ACT provides direct instructional and support services for children and youth residing in temporary or transitional shelters. Services include a 24-hour help line, programming, transportation and school access, identification and referral, and advocacy. Phone: (216) 574-8203 or (216) 344-1602

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

Akron Canton Food Bank 350 Opportunity Pkwy Akron, OH 44307 330-535-6900
Forrest Hill Community Church 724 Damon St.Akron, OH 44310 330-376-4850
Ellet Good Neighbors 2630 Albrecht Road Akron, OH 44312 330-784-1395
Christian Pantry 925 Hopocan Avenue Barberton, OH 44203 330-825-9603
Salvation Army 560 Wooster Road W. Barberton, OH 44203 330-745-2836
Akron Summit Food Pantry 196 South Van Buren Ave Barberton, OH 44203 330-848-0557

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – OHIO

The Ohio food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Office of Families and Children Ohio Department of Job & Family Services P.O. Box 182709, Suite 400, 6th floor Columbus, OH 43218-2709 Food Assistance/TANF Out of State Inquiries Contact Information: You can contact the Office of Families and Children at (614) 466-4815.

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED HOUSING AND SPONSORS

AKRON APTS

616 DARROW RD

AKRON, OH 44305-2113

330-773-0456

 

CALLIS TOWER

730 CALLIS DRIVE

AKRON, OH 44311

330-376-2115

 

CWV FAMILY APTS

671 Callis Oval

AKRON, OH 44311

330-376-9956

 

NEWTON WOODS

1197 LAFFER AVE

AKRON, OH 44305-3315

330-762-4011

 

ORCHARD PARK

952 CHINOOK AVENUE

AKRON, OH 44305-1204

330-762-6271

 

WILBETH ARLINGTON APTS

910 ELLER AVENUE

AKRON, OH 44306-3705

330-773-6825

ASHLAND VILLAGE

1509 COTTAGE STREET

ASHLAND, OH 44805-1230

419-289-8784

 

WILMINGTON GREEN

60 Jodie Lane

WILMINGTON, OH 45177

937-382-6342

 

KNOLLWOOD COMMONS

413 N Division ST

UNION CITY, OH 45390-1641

937-968-5877

 

PEPPERMINT VILLAGE

118 E Spearmint St

Union City, OH 45390-1917

937 968-4208

 

DELAWARE VILLAGE

675 FERN DR

DELAWARE, OH 43015-2826

740-369-1313

 

VILLAGE PARK HOMES

170 MCGILL ST

SUNBURY, OH 43074-9474

740-965-4832

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing call them at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – OHIO

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: OWF (Ohio Works First) 614-466-6282

OHIO LEGAL AID

If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. 

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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